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    gouty arthritis or gout. If you're a male and after the age of 30 you should know the signs, symptoms, treatments, preventions, and background information so it won't happen to you. Knowing about these diseases can possibly save your life if you're at risk. Wild, jerky, continuous flapping movement called chorea is not voluntary,fun movement, it's…

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    gouty arthritis or gout. If you're a male and after the age of 30 you should know the signs, symptoms, treatments, preventions, and background information so it won't happen to you. Knowing about these diseases can possibly save your life if you're at risk. Wild, jerky, continuous flapping movement called chorea is not voluntary,fun movement, it's a clear…

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    Epsom Salt Research Paper

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    One of the home remedies for gout that I haven't tried is Epsom salts. So I have no direct experience of its effectiveness. But I have done a deal of research and have found many instances where people have spoken about how well it worked for them, and I have discovered many health articles on the subject which also seem to speak highly of it. So, bearing in mind that I cannot vouch for its effectiveness -- although I've no reason to believe that it isn't as good as people say -- here's a…

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    Even though that there are over a hundred types of arthritis, there are only five that are relatively common. “Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and gout. (“Sources of Arthritis Pain”)” Osteoarthritis is a disease in which the cartilage in the joints between bones wear down. This causes the bones to slowly enlarge. Some symptoms include joint stiffness, swelling, cracking or grinding with movement, and the joint itself becomes dysfunctional (“Diseases and…

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    swollen – was not because of gout, which an internist had diagnosed. The attending physician prescribed medication for gout but in the follow-up consultation, was surprised because there was no improvement in the affected area. This even prompted the doctor to declare the gout was “stubborn”. A visual examination by Dr. Ostrea suggested his brother had cellulitis and needed antibiotics to treat the infection. The US-based physician-researcher knew enough about gout to say that it usually…

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    treatment for this patient? A. Colchicine B. Indomethacin C. Intra-articular methylprednisone D. Morphine E. Surgical irrigation and debridement Answer Choice “C” is the best answer. This patient has acute pseudogout which has the same treatment as acute gout. Colchicine and indomethacin are the mainstays of pharmacotherapy but are contraindicated in patients with renal disease. This patient has a creatinine of 2.1 mg/dL, which is correlated with an eGFR of 33 mL/min and represents stage 4…

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    The SC joint has multi-axial movement, allowing the clavicle to move on all planes. It is a strong joint well protected by a supporting network of ligaments. Problems most commonly found in this joint are Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, and Gout. Osteoarthritis (OA) is most often considered to be a disorder of the aging population. It is most common in the weight bearing joints of the body, but is also found in areas of the body where the joint has suffered a prior injury, or has…

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    Malnutrition means the body isn’t receiving the right amounts of nutrients. This could mean that a person is getting too much or too little, but overall it’s described as an imbalance of nutrients. (Barker, Gout, & Crowe, 2011) Having malnutrition in the hospital means that the person 's body isn 't getting enough nutrients needed for the body. It can be “caused by not having enough to eat, not eating enough of the right things, or not being able to use the food that one does eat.”…

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    of my parents ' sides of my family. On my mother 's side cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure, and diabetes seem to be common issues. On my dad 's side cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and gout are prevalent ( records on my dad 's side of the family only go up to my grandparents due to lack of clear records) My grandfather (dad 's side)also passed away from an aneurysm, but we are unsure as to whether or not if this was genetic or not…

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    There are many autoimmune diseases that affects a 5% of the population. This occurs when the immune system can not detect the difference between self and nonself. The human immune system protects the body from foreign virus’ and sends antibodies to kill the unknown virus. This disease then causes the body to produce antibodies that will attack against the body’s healthy cells. It proceeds to attack itself and it’s healthy body cells. The actual cause of autoimmune disease is unknown. One theory…

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